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Strategic HR Management

The selection of a Strategic Human Resources Management major explores the theory and techniques of selecting, training, organizing, motivating, and evaluating people in work settings. This major also emphasizes compliance issues, employment law, and the role of the HR department as a strategic business partner in the organization. Moreover, the courses in this major will fulfill the body of knowledge required in the field and assessed by the Professional in Human Resources (PHR) exam.

Required Courses & Electives

Required Courses

AC235 Financial Accounting for Managers 2 semester hours

AC236 Managerial Accounting for Managers 2 semester hours

EC336 Business Statistics I 4 semester hours

EC337 Business Statistics II 4 semester hours

MA135 Microeconomics for Managers 2 semester hours

MA136 Macroeconomics for Managers 2 semester hours

MA230 Introduction to Management and Organizations 4 semester hours

MA338 Human Resources Management 4 semester hours

MA342 Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace 4 semester hours

MA353 Labor Relations 4 semester hours

MA355 Compensation Management 2 semester hours

MA357 Training, Development, and Performance Management 2 semester hours

MA359 Employment Law 4 semester hours

MA497 Strategic Human Resources Management 4 semester hours


Elective Courses (Choose 1 course)

MA346 Leadership in Organizations 4 semester hours

MA432 Conflict Management in the Workplace 4 semester hours

RP451-50 Topics in Philosophy: Business Ethics 4 semester hours

SY340 Society and Business 4 semester hours

 

Note: The completion of 124 semester hours of academic work, including transfer work, is required for graduation. In addition to the above-required major courses, students are also required to fulfill the Wilmington College general education program. Please consult your academic advisor and your catalog for a complete description of all graduation requirements.